A loan of $6,150 helped a member to buy 14 pairs of shoes.

Mungu Ni Mwemwa Group's story

The client, Françoise, has been a business woman for 6 years, and is a member of a business group, Mungu ni Mwema, an entrepreneur, 33 years old, married, and a mother of 7, all of whom attend school. She sells used shoes as a traveling saleswoman in the city. She is seeking a loan from Hekima to grow her business. She is going to buy 14 pairs of shoes. Her spouse is an agent in a restaurant. She started her business with funds from her husband. In the future, she hopes to buy a plot of land and build, and to pay for her children’s schooling and food. She thanks Hekima for having chosen well its objective, by supporting female entrepreneurs excluded from the classic bank system, while giving them loans with no material guarantee, especially during the post-conflict period in the east region.

In this group: Nyandjira, Solange, Bisimwa, Vumilia, Mwajuma, Alphoncine, Rusangiza, Françoise, Kanote, Mwamba, Siajabu, Mushengezi, Kiza, Bagalwa, Bahati, Lubala, Bizimungu, Muhini, Bashonga, Bulenda, Barundura, Namusenge, Tshonda, Sikitu, Kasongo, Simba, Shaganya, Desire, Mulasi, Abdallah, Muzimba, Mukendi, Rugira, Bashomeka, Kayira
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W.

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